8532 Optometry and Optical Dispensing

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Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC)
Reference period
2006 (Revision 2.0)

8532 Optometry and Optical Dispensing

This class consists of units of registered optometrists mainly engaged in testing sight, diagnosing sight defects or in prescribing or dispensing spectacles or contact lenses on prescription.

Primary activities

  • Contact lens dispensing
  • Eye testing (optometrist)
  • Optical dispensing
  • Optician service
  • Orthoptic service
  • Spectacles dispensing


Units mainly engaged in:

  • manufacturing ophthalmic articles or spectacle frames or in grinding spectacle lenses are included in Class 2411 Photographic, Optical and Ophthalmic Equipment Manufacturing; and
  • providing ophthalmic specialist services are included in Class 8512 Specialist Medical Services.
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